This section will review the key features of SharePoint Server in detail. This chapter assumes that you already have SharePoint Server installed and running. You can find a link to installation instructions for SharePoint Server on the companion CD.
A quick-start guide appears within the Central Administration administrator tasks after the initial installation. This quick-start guide is helpful and covers:
How to deploy SharePoint Server on a single server
How to deploy SharePoint Server in a server farm environment
More information about SharePoint Server deployments